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Funding and volunteers needed for the vulnerable in Amolatar, Uganda

Bridge Of Hope Organization is a non-governmental and non-political organization, not affiliated to any religious denomination founded to create and develop programs for supporting and uplifting vulnerable children, youth and women within the district of Amolatar and, eventually, the whole of...

Projects for community development in Zambia

Great Commission for People Development and Orphans gives support to the poorest of the poor and the most vulnerable families especially women and children out of school. The project will support to improve family and community welfare to enable to raise their living conditions, reduce the...

Empower Girls by Entrepreneurship in Rwanda

Rwandan girls who did not have a chance to continue their studies gain professional training which enables them to access employment and income generation activities in order to raise the living standards in families. This project is also about informing these young girls about sexual reproductive...

Support vulnerable girls in Kenya

The community where we operate is classified as minority tribe and girls are facing severe challenges through traditional and customary systems and other effects from neighboring communities. The girls in the community are not regarded like their male counterparts. To rescue the girl child, we...

Initiation of Breast Cancer Prevention & Early Detection Program in Goma/DRC

This project aims to initiate breast cancer prevention and to make the screening, mammography and treatment (surgery) available for women in our country, especially in our community (the city of Goma). This kind of activities are innovative practices in our region even if they may be common in...

Vocational training and HIV/AIDS awareness to vulnerable groups in Uganda

We are helping our community through the Palmyrah Workers Development Society by working on a project for disadvantaged people in our society; women with disabilities, widows, orphans, and teenage mothers. We address the issues on poverty, gender based violence, HIV/Aids prevalence, and...

Micro-credit for low-income women in Ghana

Human Development Focus is a NGO non-profit organization working for total development of humankind, especially for the disadvantaged and marginalized population in society. We started a micro credit scheme for low income women in 2002, helping to provide funding to improve incomes of poor women in...

Income generating activities for deprived communities in India

Women in rural areas of India suffer both economically and socially. As a result of their general status as second class citizens, development programmes do not take into account the aspirations of women, and are not effective in achieving their objectives. Rural women in our project area...

Fighting AIDS through income generating projects in Kenya

Kenya is home to over 42 million people, and has the 6th highest HIV prevalence rate in sub-Saharan Africa. It has an HIV prevalence rate of 6.3%, and more than 1.4 million Kenyans are living with HIV/AIDS. The HIV/AIDS pandemic in Kenya has been disproportionately impacting women. Roughly 3 out of...

Reduce poverty by helping women and youth in Uganda

Our organisation aims at supporting women and youth of Kagadi Sub- County to improve on their house hold income and give them a brighter future and reduce poverty in the community. Our two main fields are: - Rural Finance and Entrepreneurship Development - Care and support for the orphans...

Providing unemployed teens and rural youth with skills and training in Ghana

The aim of the project is to identify and support poor unemployed girls and women, particularly those under 18 years old, who are living below the poverty line and have engaged in social vices such as prostitution and other forms of sexual exploitation, robbery, streetism and alms begging. The...

Training of poverty ridden rural women in India

The Women Shristi Association is an NGO based in West Bengal, with regional office in Kolkata. We work with the rural women who are victims of poverty and prey to social evils such as prostitution and trafficking. We intend to train these women in tailoring, handicraft, jute works, computer skills...

Teaching Programme for Traditional Birth Attendants in Ghana

Akpafu organization is trying to help train practicing but untrained traditional birth attendants in Ghana. The need to train traditional birth attendants stems from the current shortage of professional nurses and midwives in the country and for that matter in the project region. The main goal is...

Support Orphanage Development Centre in Congo

We are helping orphans and children from poor families to attend school in order to have a brighter future. After many years of war many children were orphaned and no one there to help them. In 2006, we decided to start a Centre for orphans at Rumangabo (45 miles from Goma) Fifty percent of the...

Tailor training centres for Dalit women in India

Dalits are the most socio-economically oppressed class in India. The aim is to train and support impoverished Dalit women in basic tailoring, so that they can support themselves and their families. Centres aim to make and market garments to support the units and to provide the women with an income....

Funding & volunteers for Girls At Risk Support Unit (GARSU) in Uganda

Girl Child Network (GCN) UGANDA envisions a society where girls are empowered and enjoy their rights with support from whole communities so as to walk in the fullness of their potential. GCN: * Mobilizes whole communities to eradicate patriarchal structures that dominate homes, schools, and...

Microfinance for poor women in Cameroon

Voice of Grace Foundation - Cameroon (VGFC) is a non-profit social and humanitarian organization founded in November 2006, and a member of the Women’s National Forum (WNF). VGFC's vision is to alleviate poverty by developing those who have been marginalized in the community into job creators and to...

Empowering poor Dalit in rural villages in India through job skills training

The Scheduled Castes (Dalit) constitute more than 70% of the total population of Orissa as per census 2011. Pana, Dom, Ganda, Ghasi, Hadi, Kandara, Bauri, Gokha, Dhoba are treated most socially and economical backward schedule castes in Odisha. These sub caste are socially untouchable, socially,...

Development of herbal gardens to help rural women in Tamilnadu, India

India has, according to statistics, the highest rates of malnutrition although it is basically an agrarian country producing surplus food. Rural economy has not improved despite several measures by the Government to improve the conditions of farmers, rural artisans and indigenous communities in...

Life skills, food, & uniforms for orphaned children in Nairobi, Kenya

Orphanshop (Orphans and Needy Students Hope Programme) is a community-based group registered in Dagoretti Division, Nairobi, Kenya which aims to support orphans and needy students by providing services, including provision of food, access to education, and vocational training and advice on HIV/AIDS...